Recycling in the Region
The CRD provides a wide variety of recycling services and information. We are always working on new ways to reduce, reuse and recycle! Current programs include:
The CRD wants to help you make it a "green" holiday season.
Here you'll find information on holiday waste reduction, gift ideas that will help create memories - not garbage, tips on properly preparing recyclables at the curb, Christmas light recycling locations and much more! Read more
Curbside (Blue Box) Recycling Program
The CRD has been collecting your recyclables since 1989. Each year we divert over 19,000 tonnes of potential garbage from the landfill. Read more
Recycling Directory – myrecyclopedia
Wondering what to do with that old tire in your garage? Can’t think of ways to reuse old newspaper lying around your house? Do you know if you can recycle old cassette tape cases? Find these answers and so much more on the newly created myrecyclopedia.ca.
Myrecyclopedia.ca is a resource for the Capital Region to identify how to reduce, reuse and recycle in the Capital Region. Residents can find convenient facility locations and get the environmental story behind the items we use in our homes and businesses.
Apartment & Condominium Recycling Program
The CRD provides funding to apartment owners and managers to help pay for private collection services for recyclables. Totes bags have recently been added to this program and are available for apartment residents to store and carry their recyclables.
Hartland Recycling & Bin Area
Hartland collects a wide variety of materials for recycling, such as large plastics, wood waste, cooking oil, hardcover books and appliances. We also accept household hazardous waste, as well
as items for reuse. Read more
Recycling Depots for the Electoral Areas
The Southern Gulf Island recycling depots receive funding from the CRD to accept the items included in the CRD blue box program. In Port Renfrew a drop box for recyclables is provided for residents.
Recycle the refundable beverage containers generated at your event!
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